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Family Farm Day a delicious and educational experience
SCHOHARIE COUNTY

Family Farm Day a delicious and educational experience

Friday, Aug. 15, 2014
For those who want to soak in the quiet natural surroundings of Schoharie County while tasting fresh foods from local farms, look no further than the Schoharie County Family Farm Day on Saturday.
 
It's dazzling! OK Slip Falls well worth drive, hike
ADIRONDACKS

It's dazzling! OK Slip Falls well worth drive, hike

Thursday, Aug. 14, 2014
The legendary 250-foot OK Slip Falls in the Hudson Gorge was off-limits to the public for more than a century until the state acquired it last year.
 
Summer fun can be as simple as a tube and a river
CAPITAL REGION

Summer fun can be as simple as a tube and a river

Wednesday, Aug. 13, 2014
I’m pretty sure summer days last longer when you’re floating down a gentle river on an inner tube.
 
State Museum is great place to lose yourself in time
ALBANY

State Museum is great place to lose yourself in time

Sunday, Aug. 10, 2014
The New York State Museum’s mission is to tell the story of the state dating back to before there was a New York, a United States or even a North America.
 
Roll in to Guptill's Coney Express for a cool end to the day
COLONIE

Roll in to Guptill's Coney Express for a cool end to the day

Saturday, Aug. 9, 2014
On warm days and evenings — when rain and thunderstorms are absent and the dinner hour has ended — customers show up for cold relief at the seven service windows of Guptill's Coney Express — an eighth window will open next spring.
 
This Schenectady museum finds lots of way to celebrate flying
GLENVILLE

This Schenectady museum finds lots of way to celebrate flying

Friday, Aug. 8, 2014
Starting Saturday, the Empire State Aerosciences Museum is celebrating 30 years of educating the public on the state's aviation history with a week of guided tours, open cockpits, classes, a car show and a visit from a World War II bomber.
 
Capturing a firefly can bring some light fun

Capturing a firefly can bring some light fun

Thursday, Aug. 7, 2014
You can’t find many examples of bioluminescence in the real world aside from deep-sea marine life. But in upstate New York in the summer, you can use a net and a jar to catch your own bioluminescence.
 
Christman Sanctuary easy on the eyes — and legs
DELANSON

Christman Sanctuary easy on the eyes — and legs

Wednesday, Aug. 6, 2014
For those who want to experience nature without straining themselves, Christman Sanctuary in Delanson is the perfect place.
 
See the world and play mini golf at the same time in Lake George
LAKE GEORGE

See the world and play mini golf at the same time in Lake George

Tuesday, Aug. 5, 2014
Pro golfers Rory McIlroy and Jim Furyk worry about long putts and sand traps.
 
Music Haven shows just one of many free concert series
CAPITAL REGION

Music Haven shows just one of many free concert series

Sunday, Aug. 3, 2014
Free outdoor concerts, a summer tradition, continue throughout the region.
 
Here's a novel idea for summer fun: Ice skating!
CAPITAL REGION

Here's a novel idea for summer fun: Ice skating!

Saturday, Aug. 2, 2014
Ice skating is traditionally thought of as a winter activity done on a frozen lake or pond, but there are plenty of indoor rinks in the area open year-round. And that’s good for people looking to escape the heat or prepare for a winter hockey season.
 
SCHENECTADY

DeWitt Clinton model makes tracks to Schenectady

Friday, Aug. 1, 2014
The first locomotive to run in New York and third in the country to haul passengers, the DeWitt Clinton made its initial run in the summer of 1831 from Albany to Schenectady. A model of it has made another Albany-to-Schenectady run — from the New York State Museum to the Schenectady County Historical Society — and will be on display through October at the society headquarters at 32 Washington Ave.
 
Outlet mall offers a cure for bargain-hunting fever
LAKE GEORGE

Outlet mall offers a cure for bargain-hunting fever

Thursday, July 31, 2014
On a rainy summer day or when the thermometer hits 85 in my non-air-conditioned house, I like to zip up to Lake George and shop at the outlet stores.
 
People-watching part of the Saratoga summer fun
SARATOGA SPRINGS

People-watching part of the Saratoga summer fun

Wednesday, July 30, 2014
The most universal attraction in Saratoga is people-watching. And the main artery through the heart of the city, a sea of sightseers and commerce, street performers and flowing traffic on street and sidewalk, offers front row seats.
 
Antique Comet still thrilling riders at Great Escape
QUEENSBURY

Antique Comet still thrilling riders at Great Escape

Monday, July 28, 2014
Rock me. Sock me. Drop me. Shake me. The Comet will accommodate all four requests, and score the usual wails of terror.
 
 

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